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Posted In Sector 9 - Downhill Division by admin Monday, May 19, 2014

Grind TV Goes Downhill

On the heels of the Catalina Island Classic, our old friend, and Grind TV’s colorful character Chris Cote reached out to us about the current state of downhill. He wanted to get caught up with the scene, so we sat him down with Louis Pilloni. Chris asked, Louis answered; get a load of these two.

Posted In Events by admin Friday, May 09, 2014

Catalina Classic 2014 - Sector 9 Edition



Returning back to the island getaway for a lucky 3rd year meant that the Downhill Division had one thing on their mind... win everything! The competition was fierce, the party was legendary, and when the dust settled local bomber AJ Haiby had claimed the crown! Congrats to all of the riders who made the journey and raced their wheels off!

Posted In Sector 9 - Downhill Division by admin Wednesday, May 07, 2014

Catalina Classic - Raw Run

The Downhill Division invaded The Catalina Island Classic winning the race over 128 of the world's best downhill skateboarders. Follow the Sector 9 team down the race course on this tight technical track as Chance Gaul and Ethan Lau lead the pack. Congratulations to A.J. Haiby on the win! Full video coming soon...

Posted In Sector 9 - Downhill Division by admin Thursday, May 01, 2014

Chad Gibson: End of Summer

With the Australian summer coming to a close Chad Gibson and the crew from Animal House Reference have been exploring, filming, and skating as much as they can. Gibbo nails a flowy raw run then cools off with some cliff jumping.

Posted In Sector 9 - Surf Team by admin Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Helles On Wheels

Ricky Whitlock and Karl Strauss Brewing Co. teamed up to create a collaboration libation that will be known as "Helles On Wheels". Starting in mid-May our joint effort will be available for a limited time at the Downtown San Diego Karl Strauss brew pub.

Posted In Sector 9 - Surf Team by admin Tuesday, April 29, 2014

The Long Game

Our own soft spoken, hard charging, California nomad Rusty Long talks with the X-Games, albeit quietly. Watch here for big waves and small egos.

Posted In Video by admin Thursday, April 24, 2014

Glow Wheel Fundamentals

Sector 9 has teamed up with Sunset and their Flare LED Wheels to light up the night with Glow Wheel Fundamentals. These Flare LED Wheels offer the brightest LEDs in the industry and have the capacity to glow for a staggering 100,000 hours! The LED wheels self-power from the spinning motion of the wheel, therefore no batteries are ever required. Get your glow on today!

Posted In Sector 9 - Downhill Division by admin Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Skate[Slate] - Slick Shoes Review

With the expansion of the ShredThane line comes the 71mm Slick Shoes. For smooth predictable slides without the need for high speeds, the Slick Shoes fit the bill. Skate[Slate] grabbed a few sets over the weekend and put them through the motions, see what they had to say about the wheels here: http://www.skateslate.com/blog/2014/04/21/review-sector-9-slick-shoes/